The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 63 60 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 48 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.68% 3.70% 6.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 3.82% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 53
Median salary £42,000 £41,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.81% -12.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £34,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 901 1258 1117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.67% 96.99% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 801 738
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (51.02%) Business Analysis
2 19 (38.78%) Project Management
3 17 (34.69%) Finance
4 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (26.53%) Degree
5 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
7 8 (16.33%) ISEB
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
9 6 (12.24%) IIBA
9 6 (12.24%) CBAP
9 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.24%) User Experience
9 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.24%) Data Flow Diagram
9 6 (12.24%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.20%) SDLC
10 5 (10.20%) BPR
10 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.16%) Banking
11 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
12 3 (6.12%) Business Process Analysis
12 3 (6.12%) Line Management
12 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.12%) Data Management
12 3 (6.12%) Marketing
12 3 (6.12%) JIRA

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) SCADA
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Swaptions
4 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Business Analysis
2 19 (38.78%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.24%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.24%) Data Flow Diagram
6 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
6 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.20%) BPR
7 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.20%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.12%) Business Process Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Data Management
9 3 (6.12%) Line Management
10 2 (4.08%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) ISEB
3 6 (12.24%) CBAP
3 6 (12.24%) IIBA
4 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) EMIR
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
2 1 (2.04%) SEPA
2 1 (2.04%) UCITS
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos
1 2 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.04%) Charles River
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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